University Hospital Halle (Saale)

Halle, Germany

Chemotherapy and immunotherapy of myelodysplastic syndrome (mds) (program ID: 250403)

Carsten Müller-Tidow

Prof. Dr. med.

Carsten Müller-Tidow

Department of Hematology and Oncology (Department of Internal Medicine IV)

Specialized in: hematology, oncology

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

Herr Professor Müller-Tidow ist der Direktor der Universitätsklinik und Poliklinik für Innere Medizin IV. Gleichzeitig ist er der Leiter des Landeszentrums für Zell- und Gentherapie Sachsen-Anhalt (LZG). Er ist Facharzt für Innere Medizin mit dem Schwerpunkt Hämatologie und Internistische Onkologie.

Klinische Schwerpunkte

Akute und chronische Leukämien


Lymphome und Multiples Myelom

MDS und Myeloproliferative Erkrankungen

Seltene Tumoren


Frühe Klinische Studien

Wissenschaftliche Schwerpunkte

Epigenetische Mechanismen der Tumorentstehung

Tumorentstehung und Tumorstammzellen


Entwicklung neuer Therapieansätze

Planung, Leitung und Durchführung klinischer Studien

Werdegang und Auszeichnungen

2014 Direktor der Universitätsklinik und Poliklinik für Innere Medizin IV und

W3 Professor für Innere Medizin der Martin-Luther Universität Halle-Wittenberg

Leiter des Landeszentrums für Zell- und Gentherapie (LZG)

2011 Förderpreis Geriatrische Onkologie 2011

2009 Ernennung zum Universitätsprofessor (W3) für Innere Medizin,

Schwerpunkt Hämatologie und Onkologie der WWU Münster

2008 Leukemia Clinical Research Award der DGHO

2008 Karin-Nolte Wissenschaftspreis

2007 Leitender Oberarzt, Klinik für Innere Medizin A, Universitätsklinikum Münster

2006 Johann-Georg Zimmermann Forschungspreis

2005 Preis zur Förderung des wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses der WWU Münster

2004 Heisenberg Stipendium

2004 Förderpreis der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Pneumologie

2003 Habilitation

2003 Facharzt Innere Medizin

2001 Novartis Stipendium für therapeutische Forschung

1996 DFG Stipendium und dreijähriger Forschungsaufenthalt

in Los Angeles, University of California (UCLA)


Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

Deutsche Krebshilfe

Deutsche José Carreras Leukämie-Stiftung

Wilhelm-Sander Stiftung

Fresenius Stiftung

Europäische Union

About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The director of the Department of Internal Medicine IV at the University Hospital of Halle (Saale) is Professor Dr. med. Carsten Müller-Tidow. He is also the head of the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy of a federal state Saxony-Anhalt. This Center specializes in hematology and internal oncology. 

The Department of Internal Medicine IV (Hematology and Oncology) covers the whole range of hematology and oncology. This includes prevention, diagnosis, therapy and post-operative care for cancer of all organs and blood.  The Department of Internal Medicine IV under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Müller-Tidow is recommended in the current FOCUS clinic list due to its achievements in the treatment of colon cancer. 

The Department under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Müller-Tidow pays special attention to the treatment and study of leukemia and lymphomas, tumors of the gastrointestinal tract, neuroendocrine neoplasms, brain tumors, sarcomas of cell tumors and supportive therapy. As regards bone marrow and stem cell transplantation, the Department of Internal Medicine IV at the University Hospital of Halle (Saale) is the largest center in Saxony-Anhalt.

The patients are provided with the most cutting-edge diagnosis and therapy at the highest level. This Department maintains a close cooperation with the rest of the Departments of the University Hospital of Halle (Saale). Moreover, participation in clinical trials opens up innovative treatment options for the patients. 

The main treatment focuses of the Department of Internal Medicine IV at the University Hospital of Halle (Saale) under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Müller-Tidow are:

  • Gastrointestinal tumors
  • Leukemias
  • Lymphomas
  • Germ cell tumors
  • Myelomas
  • Sarcomas
  • Stem cell transplantation
  • Supportive therapy

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count:
      • hemoglobin
      • erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR)
      • hematocrit
      • thrombocyte
      • cytology with Fe, POX, PAS, esterase
      • LDH
      • reticulocytes
      • erythropoietin
      • folate
      • vitamin B12
      • HLA typing
    • ifferential blood count
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • abdominal ultrasound
  • bone marrow biopsy (if indicated) 
  • symptomatic treatment
  • receiving hypomethylating agents
  • chemotherapy (cytarabine)
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations


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